reading most recent
alone in office
“reading latest unemployment #s alone in the office.”
I paraphrased her tweet a little, which is why I feel compelled to acknowledge it. It struck me as a fine use of a tactic my favorite creative writing professor used to refer to as “show and tell.” Put simply that’s the practice of not communicating through bluntly obvious statements, but giving information that illustrates of the idea you want to communicate. I don’t know if it was an intentional illustration, but I thought it brilliantly concise.
what we could not see,
what we failed to comprehend,